Frances Hyland

Frances Hyland


Frances Hyland, a Canadian actress who spent 10 seasons with the Stratford Festival in Ontario and appeared on stage in England and the U.S., died July 11, 2004, at a Toronto hospital at the age of 77, the Stratford Festival announced. Born in 1927 in Regina, Ms. Hyland attended the University of Saskatchewan before winning a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England, from which she graduated with the silver medal, according to the Stratford Festival. She made her professional debut in London in 1950 and quickly won her first major role, as Stella in A Streetcar Named Desire. During the next four years she acted with John Gielgud and was directed by Peter Brook.

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  • Born: 1927 in Regina, SK, CANADA
  • Death: Jul 11, 2004 in Toronto, ON, CANADA

Roles (2)

Moby Dick Playbill - November 1962 Moby Dick (1962)
Opened Nov 28, 1962
  • as Young Actress, later Pip (Original)
Look Homeward, Angel Playbill - Feb 1958 Look Homeward, Angel (1957)
Opened Nov 28, 1957
  • as Laura James (Original)